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ACCG is an informal, community-based group of diverse stakeholders that works to create fire-safe communities, healthy forests and watersheds, and sustainable local economies.

Upcoming ACCG Meetings & Events

Jun
15
Wed
9:30 am ACCG Monthly Meeting
ACCG Monthly Meeting
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly meeting is held in West Point or Jackson. For 2016, odd months are in West Point, even months are in Jackson.  Check here for location, agenda and meeting notes.

Upcoming Related Meetings & Events

Jun
7
Tue
all-day Carson River Watershed “Get on t... @ Carson City, NV
Carson River Watershed “Get on t... @ Carson City, NV
Jun 7 – Jun 8 all-day
Join Us on the Carson River Watershed two-day “Get on the Bus” Tour, June 7-8, 2016 The Carson Water Subconservancy District’s annual two-day bus tour of the Carson River Watershed on June 7 and 8,[...]
Jun
25
Sat
8:00 am Grant Proposal Writing Workshop @ To Be Announced
Grant Proposal Writing Workshop @ To Be Announced
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm
Sierra Non Profit Services proudly presents Harvey Chess Grant Proposal Writing Workshop June 23 -24 / 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Potluck Lunch Seating is limited – RSVP ASAP   In this 2 day Workshop,[...]
Aug
26
Fri
1:30 pm Upper Mokelumne River Watershed ... @ EBMUD Pardee Center, McLean Hall
Upper Mokelumne River Watershed ... @ EBMUD Pardee Center, McLean Hall
Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Upper Mokelumne River Watershed Authority (UMRWA) Meeting @ EBMUD Pardee Center, McLean Hall | Valley Springs | California | United States
The Upper Mokelumne River Watershed Authority (UMRWA, or Authority) is a Joint Powers Authority comprised of six water agencies and the counties of Amador, Calaveras and Alpine. The six water agencies are Amador Water Agency,[...]

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US Forest Service Jobs:  Youth Conservation Corps applications are due!

US Forest Service Jobs: Youth Conservation Corps applications are due!

The Eldorado National Forest will be hiring 24 new Youth Conservation Corps enrollees this summer! Three crews will be reporting to the Supervisor’s Office and one crew will report to the Pacific Ranger District. Students will be working for eight weeks from June 6 – July 29, 2016. Application are due by 4:30 pm on March 18, here at the Supervisor’s Office, 100 Forni Road, Placerville, CA.

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US Forest Service Jobs:   2016 R5 Fire Hire Eldorado National Forest

US Forest Service Jobs: 2016 R5 Fire Hire Eldorado National Forest

The Eldorado National Forest (ENF) will be filling an Engine Captain, Fire Engine Operator, Hotshot Captain, two Suppression Battalions, an ECC Dispatcher (5/6/7) and a Supervisory Dispatcher (8/9) at the 2016 R5 Spring Fire Hire. Apply to any/all positions for which you qualify in the event there is a “Backfill.” Refer to the attached ENF Fire Outreach notice for appropriate vacancy announcement numbers. Announcements are open from 3/21-3/30/2016.

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Understanding and Addressing Emerging Frustration Among Citizens’ Collaborative Groups Interacting with the USDA Forest Service

Understanding and Addressing Emerging Frustration Among Citizens’ Collaborative Groups Interacting with the USDA Forest Service

Unless action is undertaken to confront the problem of deepening frustrations by many citizens’ collaborative groups, it is likely that the collaborative outcomes envisioned by the USDA Forest Service will not be achieved. It is the hope of the authors that this paper will be instrumental in beginning a national dialogue concerning this growing trend of frustration among citizens’ collaborative groups working with the Forest Service and that actions can be taken to strengthen citizen collaboration.

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Forest Health and Tree Mortality

Forest Health and Tree Mortality

Five years of drought have led to an epidemic of dead trees in the Central Sierra. Many local pines are dying due to the Western Pine Beetle. The Pine Engraver Beetle is also affecting many pine trees while some cedars are dying directly from drought, without beetles being involved. The trees are weakened by the drought and lack the ability to “pitch out” the insects as they normally can during average-rainfall years. The increased tree death increases the risk of wildfire. Together, we can take action to minimize risks.

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SNC Funding 2016 Fire Safe Council Grant Program

SNC Funding 2016 Fire Safe Council Grant Program

The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) will begin accepting applications for its competitive application process for 2016 wildfire prevention grants on March 10, 2016. The application deadline is April 22, 2016, at 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.   Funding is... read more

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